A simple experimental arrangement in urban memory: along those places and cities that were important for their biographies, contemporary figures tell a listener their life story, beginning at 8 p.m., arrival in the present: midnight.Speaker and listener sit in an enclosed space. The audience experiences the dialogue via headphones and video projection.
Xavier le Roy, born in Juvisy sur Orge in 1963, studied biochemistry at the Université Montpellier, in 1990 PhD in molecular and cellular biology. Since 1992 he has been living and working as choreographer in Berlin. In 1999 premiere of “Product of Circumstances” in which he picks out his biography as central theme.
Bojana Cvejíc, born 1975 in Belgrade, is a musicologist, theoretician and performance maker. She has contributed in many publications in performance studies in Europe. Last publication: Open Work in Music: “Cage, Stockhausen, Boulez”.
In cooperation with the Festival “Tanz im August”, a cooperation of Hebbel am Ufer and Tanzwerkstatt Berlin, supported by Senatsverwaltung für Wissenschaft, Forschung und Kultur, funded Hauptstadtkulturfonds.